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Definition of "condemnatory" [con•dem•na•to•ry]

  • Serving to condemn or censure (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "condemnatory" in a sentence
  • ""But you were stealing!" he said, solemnly, recalling her condemnatory words."
  • "For all the political support Israel still enjoys in Washington - where President-elect Barack Obama has declined to speak a condemnatory word about the now 12-day-old offensive against Gaza, perhaps hoping the crisis will be diffused before he takes office - the tiny state well understands it will always have to fight its own wars, alone, with no purported ally making any common cause on the ground."
  • ""At the twelfth hour! at the twelfth hour!" he repeated, in a kind of condemnatory merciless tone, while his clasp tightened around the lovely form, which seemed literally to hang in his arms."